Download Absolute Zero by Chuck Logan PDF

By Chuck Logan

Book Details:

ISBN: 0061031569
EAN: 9780061031564
ASIN: 0061031569
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: 2003-02-25
Number of Pages: 464
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:


In the icy jaws of an early wintry weather, 3 big-city execs joined Phil dealer on a canoe journey throughout Minnesota's remotest lake. Nature's unforeseen fury battered and approximately killed them.

But it was once guy who left one in all them worse than lifeless . . .

Haunted ex-cop Phil dealer owes Hank Sommer his lifestyles -- and now the rich author is in a coma, because of a "freak" mishap on a medical institution working desk. dealer is familiar with from challenging adventure that injuries will not be continuously what they seem like. He suspects foul play, and he's now not approximately to permit Sommer fade out of this global so simply. however the path to solutions is twisted and lethal, winding round the comatose man's attractive spouse -- a former unique dancer -- and the hoop of harmful males nonetheless surrounding her. And Broker's decided look for justice and fact is taking him to a gloomy and terrifying position the place he'll be pressured to struggle for his very survival at the coldest evening in Minnesota's background . . .

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Chuck Logan

Author Description: Chuck Logan is an writer of crime drama and veteran of the Vietnam warfare, who lives together with his spouse and daughter in Stillwater, Minnesota.

He is better identified for his sequence of novels that includes the nature Phil dealer, an ex-Minnesota police officer. Logan's novels comprise Hunter's Moon, Absolute 0, Vapor path, Homefront, and After the Rain. Homefront is now an enormous movie starring James Franco and Jason Stratham.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/182351

Show description

Read or Download Absolute Zero PDF

Best detective fiction books

The Case of the Terrible T. rex (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives)

Doyle and Fossey, technology detectives, are at the case again-and this time they're investigating werewolves on Waxberry Hill, a dangerous picnic, a fiesta fiasco, and a dino-disaster…involving a T. rex! teenagers will examine all approximately strain at the Earth's middle, how pollutants impacts ecology, and extra.

Mind Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 7)

From the bestselling writer of evening Prey and iciness Prey. .. an all-new Lucas Davenport thriller.

Run for it. ..

It was once raining while psychiatrist Andi Manette left the parent-teacher convention together with her younger daughters, and she or he used to be distracted. She slightly spotted the pink van parked beside her, slightly spotted the van door slide open as they dashed as much as the automobile. the very last thing she did observe was once the hand achieving out for her and the voice from out of the previous -- after which the 3 of them have been long gone.

Hours later, deputy leader Lucas Davenport stood within the parking zone, a blood-stained shoe in his hand, the floor stained red round him, and knew that this could be one of many worst situations he'd ever been on. With an urgency born of dread, he presses the assault, whereas in an remoted farmhouse, Andi Manette does an analogous, summoning all her abilities to conflict an obsessed captor. She is familiar with the fellow who has taken her and her daughters, is familiar with there's a chink in his armor, if merely she will locate it. yet for either her and Davenport, time is already working out.

John Sandford's novels have regularly been striking for his or her harrowing twists, unforgettable characters, and crackling prose. yet brain Prey tops all of them. it's the paintings of a real grasp.

Bark M For Murder

Who permit the canines out?

Evildoers pay attention! 4 of poser fiction's most sensible storytellers are surroundings the hounds in your path -- in an incomparable quartet of crime tales with a canines aspect. Man's (and woman's) top acquaintances take the lead during this out of the ordinary choice of stories annoying and wonderful, funny and exciting: ny occasions bestselling writer J. A. Jance's spellbinding saga of a scam-busting septuagenarian and her golden retrievers; Anthony Award winner Virginia Lanier's pureblood mystery that includes bloodhounds and bloody homicide; Chassie West's suspenseful stunner a couple of life-saving German shepherd and a ghastly forgotten crime; emerging superstar Lee Charles Kelley's edge-of-your-seat yarn that pits an ex-cop/kennel proprietor and a yappy toy poodle opposed to a craven killer.

Blood Is the Sky (Alex McKnight, Book 5)

"When a fireplace is finished, what's left is just half-destroyed. it's charred and brittle. it's obscene. there's not anything so gruesome in all of the international as what a hearth leaves at the back of, lined in ashes and smoke and a odor you'll take into consideration each day for the remainder of your lifestyles. "

Steve Hamilton is certainly one of crime fiction's emerging stars. His first novel, a chilly Day in Paradise, gained the Edgar Award, and every successive novel has met with frequent severe acclaim. Now Hamilton increases the stakes dramatically in his such a lot comprehensive paintings to date.

Reluctant investigator Alex McKnight unearths himself drawn via friendship right into a lengthy force north. The brother of Alex's longtime Ojibwa buddy Vinnie LeBlanc works as a searching consultant, serving the wealthy consumers from downstate. it appears Vinnie's brother and his latest crew of hunters have vanished in northern Ontario, and Vinnie is scared adequate to invite Alex to assist him locate them.

Their arrival units in movement a heart-pounding string of occasions that leaves Alex and his pal miles from civilization, stranded within the center of the Canadian barren region with out nutrition, no weapons---and no method out. And there's an individual in the market who certainly doesn't wish them to make it again alive.

At as soon as dependent and tremendously suspenseful, Steve Hamilton's Blood Is the Sky heralds his arrival as one of many most excellent crime writers operating this present day.

Extra resources for Absolute Zero

Example text

The male body has traditionally been seen as one of action in opposition to that of passive femininity; masculinity in motion, therefore, has a different meaning from masculinity shown at rest or in a state of passivity. However, the male body, whether in motion or at rest, is problematic because of the contradiction between the vulnerable passivity implied by being in a position to be looked at as the site of spectacle on the screen and the dominance that the male is expected to exhibit. Feminist critics and critics of masculinity in the early 1980s argued that the male body deflects the gaze while the female body is presented for the male gaze.

The tradition of toughness is exhibited through the body, but more importantly it is seen as possible to acquire toughness—an internal quality—through the remodeling of the body—an external one. According to Wilkinson, this attempt to acquire toughness was evident in the exercise and dieting boom of recent decades, but in the 1940s and 1950s toughness was more pronounced and demonstrated through styles of walking (such as strutting) and through acts like cigar-chomping, jaw-working, and squinting while smoking (11).

As Studlar argues in relation to the popularity of Tom Cruise, we might assume that mainstream cinema must “delimit or disavow the dangerous multiplicity of desire (across genders and sexualities) set into circulation by an attention to masculinity as an erotically marked object of attention” and, yet, we cannot ignore the commercial need for mainstream cinema to exploit the star’s appeal to the broadest audience base possible, which includes an appeal to both genders (“Cruise-ing” 173). The exposure of the bodies of action stars like Schwarzenegger, Stallone, Gibson, and Willis offers a multiplicity of pleasures to different members of the audience—an appeal that can be an erotic one to desire or an ideal to imitate.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 20 votes